Battle / Event Title: Aghnacor (Co. Cavan)

General Details
Name / LocationAghnacor (Co. Cavan)
Date1304
Sceneland
Ports / Ships Involved
Cause battle; local hostility
Classification Political Conflict
Resultdeath of Matha son of Gilla Isa O Raighilligh, king of Breifne and some galloglasses; Mac Samradain and Mac Dorchaid were wounded.
Long Term Consequences
Individuals Involved in Battle / Eventsome galloglasses - galloclaich
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - ForMatha son of Gilla Isa O Raighilligh, king of Breifne; some galloglasses; Mac Samradain; Mac Dorchaid
Forces Involved - Againstthe Tellach Dunchada
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involvedsome galloglasses were killed there with him - (AC, 1304)
Victory / Defeat / NeitherDefeat
Casulties For: Deaddeath of Matha son of Gilla Isa O Raighilligh, king of Breifne and some galloglasses
Casulties For - WoundedMac Samradain and Mac Dorchaid
Casulties Against: Dead
Casulties Against - Wounded
Galloglass Specific Details
Hereditary or New Recruit
Role in Battle
Tactics Employed
Style of Dress
Weaponry
Employment Status
Employer's NameMatha son of Gilla Isa O Raighilligh, king of Breifne
Employer's EthnicityIrish
Employer's Status king
Payment Details
Type of Payment
Form of Payment
When was Payment Received
Technical Term of Payment
Location for Collection of Payment - For Employer
Collector of Payment - For Employer
Collector of Payment - For Employee
Payment for Employee
Fines for Breach of Contract
Person to Whom Fine was payable
Presence of Horses in Battle / Event
Hostages and Opponents Details
Hostages Taken
Hostages Taken - Form of Ransom
Hostages Taken - Place of Imprisonment
Hostages Taken - Date of Release
Opponents Hostages
Opponents Hostages - Form of Ransom
Opponents Hostages - Place of Imprisonment
Opponents Hostages - Date of Release
Opponents Dress
Opponents Weaponry
Opponents Trophies
Source(s)
TitleThe Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 207, paragraph 2 (1304)